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Swirlie Girlie Cupcake Card


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Design by: SkyfoggyCafe (4 Projects)
Project skill level: easy
Project time: less than 30 minutes
Project tags: Birthday Teen College Celebration Celebration Cards Cards Playful Clean & Simple

A fun and girlie card to celebrate a special occasion. The black lantern panel was cut when offered as a CCR freebie a while ago and was sitting in a scrap pile. Very glad a purpose was found for it as a design element for the cupcake.

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • black cardstock
  • vermillion cardstock
  • glittered and silver cardstock
  • red scrap cardstock
  • adhesive rhinestones
  • green and white pens
  • adhesive
  • swirly embossing folder

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Cupcake:
Using Best Images of 2009: cut cupcake image at 4”
1. cut 1 cupcake top with silver cardstock;
2. cut 1 base of cupcake with glittered cardstock;
3. cut 1 cherry with red cardstock scrap.
Background Layer:
Using the Craftroom Exclusive 3D Lanterns:
Cut 1 panel of the "flare" design in black cardstock at 4"
Card base:
Cut 1 piece 8.5" x 5.5" with vermillion cardstock; fold in half.
Emboss front of card with a swirly design.
Adhere the black "lantern" panel to the center of card front.
Adhere the cupcake top and bottom - spaced a bit so the design of the black lantern panel peeps through.
Cherry on top:
Use a green metallic gel pen, color the stem of the cherry;
Use a white ink pen, highlight the edge of the cherry to accent a reflection; and adhere to the top of cupcake.
Embellish with medium size gems on the corners of the black base layer and tiny gems within the heart cutout on the cupcake top.

Step 1

Cupcake:
Using Best Images of 2009: cut cupcake image at 4”
1. cut 1 cupcake top with silver cardstock;
2. cut 1 base of cupcake with glittered cardstock;
3. cut 1 cherry with red cardstock scrap.

Step 2

Background Layer:
Using the Craftroom Exclusive 3D Lanterns:
Cut 1 panel of the "flare" design in black cardstock at 4"

Step 3

Card base:
Cut 1 piece 8.5" x 5.5" with vermillion cardstock; fold in half.
Emboss front of card with a swirly design.

Step 4

Adhere the black "lantern" panel to the center of card front.
Adhere the cupcake top and bottom - spaced a bit so the design of the black lantern panel peeps through.

Step 5

Cherry on top:
Use a green metallic gel pen, color the stem of the cherry;
Use a white ink pen, highlight the edge of the cherry to accent a reflection; and adhere to the top of cupcake.

Step 6

Embellish with medium size gems on the corners of the black base layer and tiny gems within the heart cutout on the cupcake top.

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